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Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought

Disciplines

Computer Sciences | Gender and Sexuality | Inequality and Stratification | Sociology of Culture

Abstract

This manifesto re-envisions Alice Rossi’s (1964) “immodest proposal” to reignite the spark of suffrage and connect it to a revolution that breaks down the barriers to women’s empowerment in STEM-related careers. This is a decisive moment in time and transformation is within reach because there are two generations of women and minorities working in STEM-related fields, and the technology culture is changing the image of the hacker from the lone male to collaborating women. My goal is to motivate these cr/hackers to push beyond pipeline initiatives, and acknowledge that we are also a powerful institution. We will revolutionize STEM culture using three strategies: iNfIl7R@ti0n, dI$rUp7i0N, and eNG@G3Ment.

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